The Thundercloud Plum, Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud', displays fragrant, solitary, pink, bowl-shaped pink flowers that bloom in spring before foliage emerges.
It seldom bears fruit, but is alive with vivid red leaves that give way to a darker almost reddish-purple foliage! This Thundercloud Plum tree maintains its rich color throughout most of the season.
Its fast growth rate and upright to upright-spreading nature quickly forms a 15 to 25-foot-tall, dense silhouette. Its dense crown forms into a round vase shape.
It prefers sandy or clay soils, and its water needs range from normal to moist. Enjoy this low maintenance tree that also tolerates deer and rabbits.
Thundercloud Plum will make an excellent tree for Japanese gardens, or just about anywhere you would like an extravagant, showy specimen tree. This is a highly decorative tree with beautiful foliage that will indeed help you achieve that perfect country garden!
* Fast grower
* Maintains color
* Highly decorative
|Family||Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'|
|Mature Height||15 to 20 feet|
|Mature Spread||15 to 20 feet|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to Fast|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
|Bloom Period||Early Spring|